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Western Trails Alliance Ltd

is a Not-For-Profit public company established to:

  • Assist, advocate and collaborate with public and private Land Owners/Managers and all other Stakeholders on behalf of the Community, for trails development in Western Australia.
  • Assist and work with Community Groups such as incorporated sporting clubs, to promote the sports and activities to Government, businesses and individuals.
  • Raise funding for trails planning and development.
  • Seek new opportunities and locations for new trail developments or growth.

WTA is a professionally managed entity, governed by its constitution and meeting or exceeding all regulatory, insurance and governance requirements. 

WHO ARE WESTERN TRAILS ALLIANCE?
WTA is a not-for-profit organised by the same people who founded and managed Kalamunda Mountain Bike Collective (KMBC) and WA Gravity Enduro (WAGE).
Our Team has been involved in advocating for, planning, and constructing some of the most popular trails in WA in Kalamunda, Dunsborough, Chidlow and elsewhere.


We believe in, and rely upon, the strong involvement of Volunteers in all aspects of trail development. All of our trail projects are constructed with the assistance of the Community.

We acknowledge and greatly appreciate the support of the Community and local Government authorities. 

COMPANY OFFICERS 

All positions are unpaid and voluntary 

Ian Humphrey

Director

8 years experience in trail advocacy, planning, design and construction, events.

Senior Town Planner and owner of Jump N Pump Nation (mountain bike coaching services).

Ian has considerable experience in  trail construction and maintenance,  detailed concept planning including community need and gap analysis, and opportunity and constraint mapping. His 20+ years experience within Local Government and State Government agencies has perfected his public consultation and workshop skills, to ensure stakeholders are well informed, listened to and feel included within any proposals.

Previous Community positions held:

  •  Kalamunda Mountain Bike Collective – Founder and Secretary
  • West Australian Mountain Bike Association – committee

Ivan Svenson

Director/Secretary

6 years experience in trail advocacy, planning, design and construction.

Director and CFO on the board of several manufacturing and property companies, owner of The Trail Builders (mountain bike trail design, construction and maintenance).

Previous Community positions held:

  •  Kalamunda Mountain Bike Collective – Founder and Treasurer
  • Cape Mountain Bikers – committee
  • West Australian Mountain Bike Association – committee

Steve Janiec

Director

6 years experience in trail advocacy, planning, design and construction, plus mountain bike events.

Civil and Urban Designer and owner of WA Gravity Enduro (mountain bike events)

Steve’s eye for detail as a professional Cartography has evolved into Digital Mapping, GIS, Graphic Design, Visualisation and Media Services which play an instrumental role in promotion and presenting clear and understandable information for a wide audience. His experience in Civil and Urban Design and Mountain Bike Events highlights his Government liaision skillset to pursue and overcome challenging goals.

Previous Community positions held:

  •  West Australian Mountain Bike Association – committee

Russell Bell

Director

4 years experience in trail advocacy and planning, events.

Project Manager and Race commissaire.

Previous Community positions held:

  •  Kalamunda Mountain Bike Collective – vice Chairperson
  • Manning Park Mountain Bike Club – committee